and you believe anything your lyrics tell you
and you believe anything your favorite singer sings
you
but i've been listening

and you believe everything you see on tv
and try to live your life like a movie
but i've been watching

i saw fire burning buildings
the poor taking money from the willing
when they ask you say you like it cause its thrilling
i always wished that you would listen
i blame the television

so why won't you take it from me

i saw fire burning buildings
the poor taking money from the willing
when they ask you say you like it cause its thrilling
i always wished that you would listen
i blame the television

you can fly
i will never die
you can do anything you want to if you try
i am a robot and you're an alien
i've been lieing to you but you believed it


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Television song meanings
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    General CommentI love this song.
    I love Brighten.
    illiterateontuesdayon April 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis needs more comments.

    I guess this song is pretty self explanitory.
    I think it's about how a girl lives her life by what
    she sees in movies and on tv, etc.
    and the guy tried to warn her about how she was
    living and then something bad happends blah blah blah.
    I can't be fucked scrolling back up to re-read the lyrics.

    but whatevvvaz.
    savannasboneson June 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFirst song I ever heard of them, definitely their best.
    Television gives me chills :) It's amazing and they probably won't ever be able to top it.
    dancegabbydanceon March 20, 2010   Link

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